I went to a Fulltime Families rally and I got a week off from school. A Fulltime Families rally is a group coming together to play and socialize. Forty-eight families met at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta in New Mexico. All of our recreational vehicles (RVs) were in one fenced-in area and we had a … Continue reading Review of Up and Away FTF Rally
This week at Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta has been filled with incredible experiences. I've seen hundreds of balloons filling the sky all around me, even directly above my RV. I've watched American-flag wielding sky divers shoot out fireworks as they spiraled down through the sky. I've delighted in balloons of all different shapes filling and … Continue reading Going to Work at the Balloon Fiesta
Today was all about Special Shapes balloons at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The local schools actually are cancelled today and tomorrow so families can go to the Fiesta, so it was even more crowded this morning than the rest of the week has been. My hubby also took off work today, so our whole … Continue reading Balloon Fiesta – Special Shapes
In a previous post, I told the story of fulfilling my dream of getting to ride in a hot air balloon at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. I used a large number of photos that I took with my cell phone. However, I took an even larger number of photos with my real camera. So, … Continue reading Synchronicity Part II
I’ve never been a “bucket-list” kind of person. Maybe if I had watched that movie, I would be more interested in making a list of things I want to do before I “kick the bucket.” As it is, I live a pretty amazing life and just do cool things all the time. That being said, […]
I'll be honest, before we started full-timing, I had no idea that there was such a thing as the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. I always loved the hot air balloon events that happened in my hometown as part of the Fourth of July festivities, and I've always dreamed of going on a hot air balloon … Continue reading Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta – Monday
There are over 2,000 reasons that Arches National Park acquired its name. We saw just a small percentage of them during the five weeks we were in the area. Here are some of the arches that we saw.
by Character Queen The other day we went on a hike with our friend, Star Wars Captain, and his mom. It was supposed to be a few short hikes, so we didn't take our lunch. Big mistake. It was one long hike. It started with a fork where you could go to two different arches. … Continue reading The Long Hike